NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EvolveMKD and CEO Megan Driscoll received five awards at the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, held Friday night at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 500 people were in attendance and the event was broadcast on Livestream.
Driscoll was awarded Female Entrepreneur of the Year, recognizing her hard work in transforming her agency from a small office in her apartment to a full-service firm serving 20 brands with a staff of 18 multi-talented women.
The agency was also awarded a Bronze Stevie in each of the following three categories: Company of the Year, Women-Run Workplace of the Year, and PR Campaign of the Year for work done on Merz Pharma Group's CellfinaTM System for combating cellulite. EvolveMKD also won Silver for Startup of the Year.
"I'm so happy to be a part of this amazing group of women," Driscoll said upon receiving her award. "It's inspiring, it's invigorating, and I look up to all of you."
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world's top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2016 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories.
More than 1,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories.
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 professionals worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.
"Each year we think the quality of achievements portrayed in Stevie-winning nominations couldn't possibly get any better, and each year the amazing women who are recognized in this program prove us wrong," said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president. "We are thrilled and humbled to be able to recognize so many outstanding women in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and to share the stories of their achievement with the world."
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
EvolveMKD is a New York-based marketing and communications agency. The company is comprised of seasoned pros who came from agencies in search of mentorship, transparency, collaboration and workplace flexibility. The EvolveMKD philosophy is simple: We believe in our clients, their products, and more importantly, we care about health and beauty from the inside out. Learn more at www.evolvemkd.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.